Quotes

11 November 2014
Wisdom we know is the knowledge of good and evil not the strength to choose between the two.
11 November 2014
I do not understand the capricious lewdness of the sleeping mind.
11 November 2014
When the beginnings of self-destruction enter the heart it seems no bigger than a grain of sand.
11 November 2014
My veins are filled, once a week with a Neapolitan carpet cleaner distilled from the Adriatic and I am as bald as an egg. However I still get around and am mean to cats.
11 November 2014
At my back I hear the word—"homosexual"—and it seems to split my world in two.... It is ignorance, our ignorance of one another, that creates this terrifying erotic chaos. Information, a crumb of information, seems to light the world.
11 November 2014
The task of an American writer is not to describe the misgivings of a woman taken in adultery as she looks out of a window at the rain but to describe four hundred people under the lights reaching for a foul ball. This is ceremony.
11 November 2014
One would never have guessed that the world had such a capacity for genuine grief. The most we can do is exploit our memories of his excellence.
11 November 2014
The organizations of men, like men themselves, seem subject to deafness, nearsightedness, lameness, and involuntary cruelty. We seem tragically unable to help one another, to understand one another.
11 November 2014
A lonely man is a lonesome thing, a stone, a bone, a stick, a receptacle for Gilbey's gin, a stooped figure sitting at the edge of a hotel bed, heaving copious sighs like the autumn wind.

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